Definitions

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  • adj. Having a causeway

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a raised way (causeway or causey); paved.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Caleb augured the worst, turned a deaf ear to the trio aforesaid, and was moving doggedly on, his ancient castor pulled over his brows, and his eyes bent on the ground, as if to count the flinty pebbles with which the rude pathway was causewayed.

    The Bride of Lammermoor

  • The difficulty of keeping soldiers from straying out of quarters by night, would have sufficiently accounted for the appearance of a straggling foot-soldier; but it was more difficult to account for a mounted horseman, in full armour; and such was the apparition which a peculiarly bright glimpse of moonlight now showed at the bottom of the causewayed hill.

    Castle Dangerous

  • The avenue, very steep and narrow, and causewayed with large round stones, ascended the side of the precipitous bank in an oblique and zigzag course, now showing now hiding a view of the tower and its exterior bulwarks, which seemed to rise almost perpendicularly above their heads.

    Old Mortality

  • The last part of the drive on a road causewayed through the endless mangrove swamp impresses the imagination strongly by its dolefulness.

    The Golden Chersonese and the way thither

  • It was bright and hot, the glorious, equable equatorial heat, and when we got out of the mangrove swamps through which the road is causewayed, there was fine tropical foliage, and the trees were festooned with a large, blue Thunbergia of great beauty.

    The Golden Chersonese and the way thither

  • If he had read his sources with attention, he would know that the embanked circles containing rings of pits, which I mentioned as parallels to Stonehenge I, have nothing whatever to do with the hill-top enclosures ( "causewayed camps") which were until recently interpreted as cattle-pounds.

    Stonehenge

  • If a breath of air stirred, it made no sound here; for there was not a holly, not an evergreen to rustle, and the stripped hawthorn and hazel bushes were as still as the white, worn stones which causewayed the middle of the path.

    The Three Brontes

  • It is the dead hour of the day; all the workers have gone painting, all the idlers strolling, in the forest or the plain; the winding causewayed street is solitary, and the inn deserted.

    The Wrecker

  • It opened not directly on the garden, but on a causewayed path, or passage, giving on the road on the one hand, and closed on the other by the tall willows and elders that bordered on the stream.

    Masterpieces of Mystery, Vol. 1 (of 4) Ghost Stories

  • If a breath of air stirred, it made no sound here; for there was not a holly, not an evergreen to rustle, and the stripped hawthorn and hazel bushes were as still as the white worn stones which causewayed the middle of the path.

    Studies in Early Victorian Literature

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